Definitions Edit

Broadband Edit

Penetration is the number or percentage of broadband subscribers per capita or per household.

Security Edit

Penetration is "the unauthorized act of bypassing the security mechanisms of a cryptographic system."[1]

Society Edit

Penetration is "the degree to which a technology has been adopted by a community."[2]

Overview (Broadband) Edit

Penetration is "normally calculated by dividing the number of subscribers to a particular service by the population and multiplying by 100."[3]

References Edit

  1. Federal Standard 1037C: Glossary (2000).
  2. Information Technologies Group Center for International Development at Harvard University, Glossary (full-text).
  3. ITU Glossary of Mobile Cellular Terms 3 (1999) (full-text).

See also Edit

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